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Endpoint recovery tool PDF states to perform the following but extraction is failing ?

Created: 19 Apr 2012 | 1 comment

Have copy of the Symantec Endpoint Recovery Tool which means downloading the Endpoint def files (20120419-002-v5i32.exe) but when running the command in the PDF which is provided it says it completed but it does not extract files. The command using is:

5. Open a command prompt and enter the following command:
C:\TEMP\ /extract VIRSCAN.zip C:\TEMP\virusdefs

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SMLatCST's picture

...and just use whatever tool you're comfortable with when unzipping the definitions.  The important thing is that they are unzipped and available, it doesn't matter how you extract them.

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH131732

I personally like using 7zip, but as the above article states, the builtin Windows zipper will to the trick.